Serial shoplifter sentenced to 12 weeks in prison

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THIEF James Cannon was caught stealing four days after receiving a conditional discharge.

The 31-year-old, of Hawkins Road, Gosport, admitted stealing lager from Tesco Express in Gosport.

He admitted breaching a conditional discharge imposed for shoplifting when he committed the crime on Saturday.

Cannon admitted breaking bail conditions at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court.

He admitted stealing beer from the same store on May 23 and was jailed for 12 weeks.